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Posts published in “Grow Your Own”

Are you looking to grow your own veg, maybe because you want to control the use of pesticides on your food, or like me, to save money, then check out these tips.

Grow your own Christmas Dinner next year

From roast potatoes to Brussels sprouts, carrots and parsnips pulled straight from the ground, dishing up home-grown veg on Christmas Day is quite an achievement.…

9 DIY Greenhouses you can make today

Think you don’t have room or the funds for a greenhouse?  Think again.  Below are 9 ideas for DIY greenhouses that anyone can make. Make…

My first potato crop of the year

Remember when I planted potatoes in bags back in May?  You can read about that here.  Well I have just emptied the first bag. And this…

Six alternatives to Slug Pellets

I cannot think of anything positive to say about slugs.  Really, not one thing. So I do as much as I can to keep them…

Growing potatoes in bags

Growing your own vegetables is great.  You can’t beat it for freshness.  You can grow directly in the ground or if you are short on…